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Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britai10drives during his practice session for Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes’ perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.

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Hamilton sets the pace in Chinese GP practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain chats with his crew inside the garage during the practice session ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes set the fastest practice times again at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, though rivals Ferrari and Red Bull may have closed the gap somewhat on Formula One’s runaway leader.

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Ferrari introduces new team principal in Shanghai

Ferrari's new team principal Marco Mattiacci, center, watches the monitor during the practice session ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Friday, April 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Ferrari’s new team principal, Marco Mattiacci, arrived at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday wearing large sunglasses — on an overcast day.

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Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

In this photo taken on Monday, April 14, 2014, incoming Nuclear Energy Agency chief William Magwood gestures during an interview with The Associated Press, in Paris. Tiny nuclear power plants that could be far cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts could herald the future for an energy industry that has come under scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster. In the United States, Magwood hopes the modular reactors will replace outdated coal plants. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

PARIS (AP) — Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.

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Fight Schedule

At Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, N.Y. (ESPN2), “Boxcino” middleweight tournament semifinals: Vitalii Kopylenko vs. Willie Monroe Jr.; Brandon Adams vs. Raymond Gatica (8 rounds).

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